Diploma of Science
Griffith College - Mt Gravatt

Course outline

This higher education program provides students with a solid understanding of the natural and physical sciences, including fundamental theoretical and practical principles of chemistry, biology, genetics. Students also receive the academic skills required to transition to further university studies in a broad range of areas, including biomedicine, environmental sustainability, chemistry and physical sciences, marine, wildlife and microbiology.

Following their studies, graduates are able to obtain employment opportunities within these fields. For more course information, visit the Diploma of Science at Griffith College and see combined diploma degrees below for packaged pathways to Griffith University.

Combined diploma/degrees

Refer to entries for: D Science/B Biomedical Science; D Science/B Environmental Science; D Science/B Forensic Science; D Science/B Marine Science; D Science/B Science

Fee notes

Fees for the Diploma programs are subject to change each year. Please refer to Griffith College tuition fees published for each program and can be found at https://www.griffithcollege.edu.au/study-options/


Applicant must have completed Year 12 or equivalent

Assumed knowledge

English (Units 3 and 4, C)

Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024

For more information about the ATAR/Selection Rank profile, please visit ATAR/Selection Rank profile explained.

Excluding: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made, excluding adjustment factors.
Including: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made including any adjustment factors that may have been applied.

Student Profile by Applicant background for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024

For more information about the Student profile, please visit Student profile explained.


Contact the institution for information.

Career opportunities

Bioengineer; biologist; cancer researcher; coastal resource manager; conservation and pollution control manager; DNA expert; fisheries laboratory scientist; forensic molecular biologist; laboratory or pathology worker; marine scientist; mathematician; neuroscientist; pharmaceutical scientist; science researcher.

Course Code
Start Date

Offer rounds

9 Jan 2025
5 Jun 2025

Level of Qualification
Study Area
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

1 year Full time or 2 years Part time